Category: News

Obituary – Ms. Linda Gail Black Jones

Brandon Linda Gail Black Jones, 68, passed from this life Monday, March 21, 2016, while surrounded by her family at home, following a 10 year battle with cancer. Visitation was 5:00-8:00pm, Thursday, March 24, 2016, at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home in…

Obituary – Mr. Joe James Hamilton

Mr. Joe James Hamilton, 99, died Friday, March 18, 2016, at the Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville, MS. Funeral services were held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, March 21st, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Mike Childs officiating. Interment…

Obituaries – 03/30/2016

Grace Jennings Sloan Feb. 15, 2016 Services for Grace Jennings Sloan, 93, of Ackerman were Feb. 17, 2016, at Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Roger Griffith and Jerry Lawson officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Obituary – Mrs. Alice Inez McAdams Taylor

Ackerman, MS On Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016, Mother, “Memaw,” Inez M. Taylor went quiet in the night leaving her earthly family to be united with her heavenly one. She was born December 12th 1921, to Abbey Denton and Frankie…

Obituary – Mr. Billy R. Ray

Ackerman, MS Billy R. Ray, 76, a retired factory worker for Hackney and Hardwire, passed away Saturday March 26, 2016 at the Choctaw Regional Medical Center in Ackerman, MS. Mr. Ray was born October 11, 1939 in Choctaw County, MS.…

Obituary – Ms. Sharon Denise Floyd

Ms. Sharon Denise Floyd passed away Monday, March 7, 2016 at St. Mary’s of Michigan Medical Center. She was born July 17, 1970 in Saginaw, Michigan to Willie Charles Fenn and Catherine C. Floyd.

Obituary – Mrs. Syble Coward Kinard

Mrs. Syble Coward Kinard, 95, beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, passed away on Monday, March 21, 2016, in the Winston Medical Facility in Louisville, Mississippi. She was born December 10, 1920 to the late Will A. and Willie Margaret…

Obituary – Ms. Linda Davis Wills

Ackerman, MS Linda Davis WIlls, 65, a retired certified nursing assistant and caregiver, passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at her residence in Ackerman, MS. Ms. Wills was born December 13, 1950. She was a member of the Chester Baptist…

GCS honor roll

Term 3 1st Grade Headmaster: Marshall Miller, Cade Gregory, Laci Montgomery, Charlie Peeples and Eili Burdine 2nd Grade Headmaster: Brooklyn Prince, Allie Jenkins, Daniel Butler, Sterling Chambers, Ian Pettie and Cooper Randle

News of the Past – 03/30/2016

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 YEARS AGO – March 31, 1916 The Old Fiddlers and the Old Time Singers Contest will be held April…